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Chess Tournaments (HCES and Citywide)


Hunter hosts several tournaments each year for student chess players throughout New York City. All interested students are encouraged to participate. You may register online at Registration forms can also be found right outside the main office. The following are the dates of Hunter tournaments for the 2016-2017 academic year:

  • September 18th, 2016
  • October 23rd, 2016
  • November 20th, 2016
  • December 11th, 2016
  • February 12th, 2017
  • April 2nd, 2017
  • May 7th, 2017
To receive email reminders about our future tournaments please sign up for our tournament newsletter.

There are also numerous chess tournaments held at various schools throughout the city. This link provides a fairly comprehensive calendar of local tournaments, and includes information on how to register.

"Skittling” – reviewing and working with a chess coach – will be offered to Hunter students at all Hunter chess tournaments (done in the back of the library) and at various local tournaments. Please see below for a comprehensive list of tournaments where a Hunter coach will be present for skittling.


Date School
9/18/2016 Hunter
10/16/2016 PS 116
10/23/2016 Hunter
11/13/2016 PS 6
11/20/2016 Hunter
12/11/2016 Hunter
1/22/2017 NEST
1/29/2017 Avenues
2/4/2017 to 2/5/2017 NYC Chess Championships
2/12/2017 Hunter
3/5/2017 NEST
4/2/2017 Hunter
4/23/2017 Avenues
4/30/2017 PS 6
5/7/2017 Hunter